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Updated: 14 April 2015
Porcelain dish. The dish has copper red galze with pale mottling on the front. There is a man and boy by trees and a rock in 'famille verte' palette enamels in the centre. There is an inscription on the base, which is glazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 48 millimetres
- Diameter: 208 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Commentapocryphal Xuande
Published PDF date : Qing 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Dish with copper red glaze and enamels
High-fired, copper-red glazes were perfected at Jingdezhen in the early fifteenth century, during the Yongle and Xuande reigns. Potters made almost no copies of these glazes for the next five hundred years until they were re-discovered in the Kangxi reign (AD 1662–1722). In the centre is an enamel design depicting a man and boy by trees and a rock. There is an apocryphal six-character Xuande reign mark in underglaze blue on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue, copper red glaze and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1662–1800
Porcelain dish. Covered in copper red galze with pale mottling on the front. Famille verte enamel design in the centre depicting a man and boy by trees and a rock. Plain glazed base, with inscription.
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Object reference number: RRC39412
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